Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. was honored by Groupe Renault with the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
David Colletti is bringing nearly 20 years of original equipment experience with Tier 1 tire companies to Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc. Colletti will serve as vice president of OE.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. posted segment operating income of $556 million for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016. That brings the total to $1.5 billion for the first nine months of this year.
Tires from Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. have been selected by Toyota Motor Corp. as original equipment for the new model of the automaker’s hybrid vehicle, the Prius.
The Bridgestone-brand Dueler Ecopia H/L 422 Plus tire from Bridgestone Americas Inc. has been specified as original equipment on select 2016 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h models.
In the latest Modern Tire Dealer Facts Issue, the Goodyear brand’s ties to original equipment in the U.S. and Canada are strong. It leads in overall brand share with 26.1% of the market, up from 25.6% last year. The Michelin brand is second at nearly 21%.
Bridgestone Americas Inc.’s Firestone-brand Destination LE2 tire in sizes P245/75R16 and P265/65R17will be original equipment on select models of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma.
Consumers love their sports utility and crossover vehicles, and tire manufacturers say they’re working on original equipment orders that will continue to propel that segment of the tire business. Look for SUV and CUV replacement tires to remain a big part of your business through at least 2030.
The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club and Grand Touring models will be equipped with Bridgestone Americas Inc.’s Potenza S001 tire.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is providing tires in six sizes for the new Actros Mercedes-Benz truck in Europe.
Michelin North America Inc. is planning to expand its Premier tire line this year.
Nexen Tire Corp. announced it will supply original equipment tires for the Fiat 500X, the first Fiat crossover utility vehicle (CUV) released by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA.)
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. announces that the Toyo A23 tire has been selected as the original equipment tire for FCA US LLC (FCA) Dodge Journey crossover utility vehicle (CUV). This is the first time that a Toyo tire has been used as the original equipment tire on a FCA North American-made vehicle.